The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 116 128 132
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.43% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £308 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -16.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £400 £321
% change year-on-year
-9.68% +24.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -30.55%
HTTPS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
647 692 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 27.02% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 231 213
Average daily rate £360 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £466 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTPS across the Berkshire region.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the Berkshire region.

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 5 £375 +21.95%
Slough - - - -
HTTPS
South East

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTPS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTPS.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) HTTP
2 9 (69.23%) FTP
3 8 (61.54%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) IIS
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) Internet
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Web Development
6 4 (30.77%) C++
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Introscope
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
7 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 3 (23.08%) Middleware
7 3 (23.08%) VB
7 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
7 3 (23.08%) JDBC
7 3 (23.08%) ODBC
7 3 (23.08%) UNIX
7 3 (23.08%) Toad
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) Solaris

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTPS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) HTTP
2 9 (69.23%) FTP
3 8 (61.54%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) IGRP
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) FWSM
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) ATM
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Toad
1 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
1 3 (23.08%) Introscope
1 3 (23.08%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (23.08%) JProfiler
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) JDBC
3 3 (23.08%) ODBC
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) Struts
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) SABSA
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) MCPD
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) nmon
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco